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Cranberries: One of the World's Most Powerful Antioxidants
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it is time to think about what you'll be serving or bringing to your Thanksgiving feast. Cranberries, which are native to North America, have numerous health benefits. This antioxidant-rich fruit has been grown for food and medicine by Native Americans for centuries. Consider forgoing the canned and bland cranberry sauce this year and whip up your own simple cranberry sauce.
Check out this How Does It Grow? video, so you can share with your friends and family how cranberries are grown and harvested.
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- Nutrition experts say healthy eating is about making good choices most of the time.
- Treats like cookies can be eaten in moderation.
- Information like total calories, saturated fat, and added sugars can be used to compare which foods are relatively healthier.
- However, it's also important to savor and enjoy what you're eating so you don't feel deprived.
Yes, we know. Cookies aren't considered a "healthy" food by any stretch of the imagination.
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